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1000 BFT of Poplar for a barn

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Project by HalDougherty posted 1754 days ago 2454 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1000 BFT of poplar for a barn. If a sawmill isn’t broken, it’s about to break… I had to take the log holder to a machine shop and have a new bolt welded in place so I could hold the logs. Then, I had to buy a new battery to start the darn sawmill. (well it was about 5 years old) There were also a couple of other issues to fix before I could finish this order. This week I’m sawing more poplar and oak. I’ve got some beautiful logs on the log deck.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1754 days ago

Poplar is popular

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Karson

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#2 posted 1754 days ago

And wood is wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 1754 days ago

Oak is a joke….............................LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 1754 days ago

Burl is a pearl.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Daren Nelson

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#5 posted 1754 days ago

Darn it, I don’t have anything that rhymes…But I know where you are coming from fixin’ things to be able to mill, I did more fixing than milling today (fixing 100%-milling 0%)

-- http://nelsonwoodworks.biz/

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grizzman

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#6 posted 1754 days ago

all these woods togearther, make something for a girl…........they let mistakes go by…they look at it with a natrual eye….......then giggle…then sigh…..........

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Monty Queen

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#7 posted 1754 days ago

Great job at the mill, i guess its time to put something on the grill, it will give you a big thrill.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Woodwrecker

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#8 posted 1752 days ago

If you cut that wood, it’s understood
That the customer will cheer and maybe buy you a beer…..

or

If the planks are straight, they’ll think you are great.

(sorry, I’ll be quiet now…..)

-- Having fun...Eric

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JimKing201

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#9 posted 1749 days ago

Cherry is merry, but ash is a smash!
Makore is sorry, but cedar is neater!
Aspen can happen, but pine is devine!
Elm overwhelms, but teak makes you weak!

(oh boy…. I need a life. sorry.)

-- Got Wood?

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remy97

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#10 posted 1595 days ago

pine in your hine (hiney)

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 1595 days ago

Thats a nice haul of Poplar.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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therookie

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#12 posted 1303 days ago

I would have thought 1000 bdft would have looked huge and intimidating. but it is not that intimidating

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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